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July 6, 2022

The Saji Incident (Chinese: 六二三事件) is also called the June 23 Incident, and on June 23, 1925, in Guangzhou, Republic of China, the British army ordered to fire at the anti-Imperialist protesters in Guangzhou, Republic of China. It is a massacre that resulted in the casualties of

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On May 30, 1925, Chinese workers at a Japanese textile company in Shanghai went on a large-scale strike to demand better wages and the approval of the union. Eventually, this incident triggered a strike at other Japanese textile companies in Shanghai, and the voice of the anti-imperialist movement spread throughout Shanghai. On June 23 of the same year, when a large-scale demonstrator of 100,000 people gathered in Saji, Guangzhou, British and French troops stationed on the slopes across the river opened fire on the protesters, killing more than 52 and injuring more than 170. . At that time, the place was called "Saji" and is also called "Yuki Sam-ro (June 23-ro)" to commemorate the 23rd of June.

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A monument was erected in memory of the martyrs who died in the 1950 incident at the end of the road to the west of the Yeongang River, which now runs along the Pearl River, and in a park near the People's Bridge. There is a monument called "Memorial to the Martyrs of the Saji Massacre". In 1963, the monument was designated as "Guangzhou City Cultural Relics Protection Unit".

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